Medical Dictionary

pectin

noun pec·tin \ˈpek-tən\

Medical Definition of PECTIN

1
:  any of various water-soluble substances that bind adjacent cell walls in plant tissues and yield a gel which is the basis of fruit jellies
2
:  a commercial product rich in pectins and used chiefly in making jelly and other foods, in pharmaceutical products especially for the control of diarrhea, and in cosmetics
April 25, 2015
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